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PASSIONS, PROVOCATIONS & PROPHECIES–Pasolini & the Revolutionary Poets

9 September 2011. 0 comments

On the anniversary of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s death, you are invited to a reading of poetry and prose on war, resistance, and revolution.

Featuring: translators reading from “In Danger: A Pasolini Anthology,” (City Lights, 2010) and writers reading from the “Revolutionary Poets Brigade Anthology” (Caza de Poesia, 2010).

Tuesday, November 1st, 7-9pm, Berkeley City College auditorium

Authors and Translators include: Jack Hirschman, Sharon Doubiago, Dee Allen, Judith Ayn Bernhard, Susanna Bonetti, Agneta Falk, Steven Gray, Devorah Major and Jonathan Richman


This event is part of BCC’s SORROWS OF WAR/STRUGGLES FOR PEACE Project.

Funded by a Peralta Colleges Foundation Faculty Grant and Co-sponsored by BCC’s Department of Arts and Cultural Studies and the Italian Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley.

“In Danger: A Pasolini Anthology” – edited by Jack Hirschman, is an anthology of political and war-time writings by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the renowned Italian poet, educator, filmmaker, and writer.

“The Revolutionary Poets Brigade Anthology” – a multilingual anthology of engaged poetry on themes of cultural resistance and political commitment.

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